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After his arrival this November Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverDominique Thorne will star in her own Disney Plus series as Riri Williams aka Iron heart. Although filming is already underway on the show, as always, Marvel Studios has been keeping a tight lid on spoilers. However, some new plot details could give us a better idea of what to expect from Thorne’s solo vehicle. Obviously, those who wish to enter Iron heart cold should look away now
The Cosmic Circus confidently reports that, as previously rumored, Anthony Ramos will play The Hood in the series. the in the heights The star’s role wasn’t revealed when he was announced for the cast back in January, but now it looks like he’ll be playing an underrated comic book villain. On the page, Parker Robbins was a petty thief who became superpowered crime boss The Hood after stealing a demonic cloak.
Moreover, the same medium writes that Only‘s Alden Ehrenreich will play another antagonist on the show, one with ties to Iron Man. Ehrenreich is reportedly on board as Zeke Stane, the son of Jeff Bridges’ Obadiah Stane. Apparently, Zeke will fit into the plot by offering Riri, a teenage engineering prodigy, a job he might regret taking.
Set photos have confirmed that Atlanta, Georgia is replacing Chicago in Iron heart. TCC shares that this is because Riri will be going back to her hometown instead of MIT, as she will be at wakanda forever. At the beginning of the show, Riri supposedly got kicked out of college for doing other students’ homework, but she’s using the money to build herself an iron suit of armor. Seeing that merch has revealed that she will have her outfit on black panther 2it is speculated that the series may actually serve as a prequel to the film.
Iron heart will hit the broadcast in the fall of 2023. See the debut of Dominique Thorne as the heir to Tony Stark’s legacy when Black Panther: Wakanda Forever lands this November 11.